Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a letter from Mrs. M. D. Gibbon from their residence in Welwyn Garden City to the Registrar of the General Medical Council (Scottish Branch) indicating that her husband is absent and aboard the R.R.S. 'Discovery II'; and, the returnable component of the form sent by the Registrar of the General Medical Council (Scottish Branch), 12 Queen Street, Edinburgh, to Geoffrey McKay Gibbon presumably c/o Foreign Fleet Division, G.P.O. The form had been returned and signed...
Scope and Contents Two songs and accompanying story collected from Ruary an Ruma MacNeil [Roderick MacNeil] aged 88, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay. The story tells how 'Seumas Sasunach mac Eoin mhic ogh an Oll[amh] Illeaich' came to Mingulay and stayed for a year at the house of a man who had a very beautiful wife. He poisoned the husband and he and the man's widow decided to marry she being pregnant with his child. Seumas was in the boat waiting for his wife to be, when he saw her coming down the beach, she realised that...
Dates: 8 August 1867 to 17 June 1869
Typescript entitled 'On Land, Sea, and Ice. An Autobiography' by J. Burn Wood, including correspondence with Alexander F. Giles, 1947
Item — Box CLX-A-367: Series Coll-1828/3
Scope and Contents This typescript was donated with the papers of Alexander F. Giles but does not seem to be related to the rest of the documents. It came into Giles's possession when the author, who studied at the Univeristy of Edinburgh in the 1890s, sent it to him after 'the receipt of a circular sent out in support of the University of Edinburgh Graduates Association', in 1947. Giles was then the editor of the University of Edinburgh Journal. It does not appear that the typescript was published.The...
Visitor book from the Original Department of Surgery, University of Edinburgh, October 1933-early 1940s
Item — Box CLX-A-355
Scope and Contents Visitor book containing about 200 autographs, principally of eminent pre-war surgeons from all over the world reflecting the status of the University's famous medical school. For example, Clovis Vincent, the French Neurosurgeon, who operated on Ravel, regrettably without success, signs in July 1938.The first signature in the book is of distinguished Edinburgh University Alumnus, J. M. Barrie, author of "Peter Pan" and University Chancellor from 1930 until his death in 1937.In July...
Dates: October 1933-early 1940s